Medieval town on the Rhine River and capital of the province of Gelderland. Arnhem has a population of about 142,000. Several big companies and industries have located in this city, such as the Postbank and Akzo Nobel. Some institutions of higher professional education(for music and the arts, for instance) are located there as well. Following a plan of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery in World War II, a major operation code-named Market Garden was undertaken to break through the German military positions in central Holland. The airborne landing in September 1944 near Arnhem, under command of Maj. Gen. Roy Urquhart, however, did not succeed. The city is also well known for its Open Air Museum, founded in 1918, which displays many historic farms and houses from all parts of the Netherlands.

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